The Infintas yacht is the second design launch of SchÃ¶pfer Yachts and is just as impressive as its first one, the Oculus Superyacht. The new 300-foot (91.5 meter) Infintas superyacht has been designed by E. Kevin Schopfer with Sparkman Stephens, Naval Architects. While the Oculus was inspired by an oceanic fish, the Infintas draws inspiration [...]
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is scouting for buyers for two of its Gulfstream aircraft, a Gulfstream V model and a Gulfstream 550. The V is offered at $29.25 million and the 550 for $35.5 million, Cityfile reports. It’s unclear when the planes were put up for sale exactly, although both were reduced in price recently.
Paris’ famed HÃ´tel de Crillon – one of the finest of the luxury Paris hotels – has been put up for sale by its American owner – Starwood Capital – for about â‚¬300 million ($420 million). Built in 1758 as a government building after being commissioned by Louis XV, “Le Crillon” is situated near the [...]
Tokyoâ€™s Inner Central District overtook Londonâ€™s West End to become the most expensive office location in the World – with an occupancy cost of $183 per sq. ft. – according to the CB Richard Ellis global office cost survey. Moscow, Hong Kongâ€™s central business district and Tokyoâ€™s outer central district were in third, fourth and [...]
In 2007 Vacheron Constantin introduced the Metiers d’Art Les Masques collection of timepieces featuring the miniature reproductions of primitive art masks. This year sees the launch of the third and final set (limited like the others to a 4 piece set of 25). The timepieces are inspired from artwork found in the Barbier-Mueller collection – [...]
Global sales of luxury goods will likely fall again in 2010 but return to growth in 2011, an industry expert said on Monday. “The worst thing that can happen is that we have another year of negative growth in 2010 … But I see it picking up definitely by 2011,” said Scilla Huang Sun, who [...]